Eutaw Formation

Grayish-green sand, fine-grained, glauconitic, micaceous; interbedded with gray laminated clays which commonly contain carbonized or silicified wood. (Mapped with Coffee except in Hardin County and southeastern Decatur County.) Thickness 0 to 180 feet; thins northward.
State Tennessee
Name Eutaw Formation
Geologic age Cretaceous
Lithologic constituents
Major
Unconsolidated > Coarse-detrital > Sandgluauconitic, micaceous
Minor
Unconsolidated > Fine-detrital > Claycommonly contained carbonized or silicified wood
Comments West sheet
References

Greene, D.C., and Wolfe, W.J., 2000, Superfund GIS - 1:250,000 Geology of Tennessee, USGS, (geo250k).

Hardeman, W.D., Miller, R.A., and Swingle, G.D., 1966, Geologic Map of Tennessee: Division of Geology, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, 4 sheets, scale 1:250,000

NGMDB product
Counties Decatur - Hardin - Wayne